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Gollwitzer, A., Marshall, J., Lee, Y., Deutchman, P., Warneken, F., & McAuliffe, K. (2024). Parent and community political orientation predicts children’s health behaviors. European Journal of Social Psychology.

Corbit, J., McAuliffe, K., Blake, P. R., & Warneken, F. (2023). The influence of friendship on children’s fairness concerns in three societiesEvolution and Human Behavior.

Amir, D., Melnikoff, D., Warneken, F., Blake, P. R., Corbit, J., Callaghan, T. C., Barry, O., Bowie, A., Kleutsch, L., Kramer, K. L., Ross, E., Vongsachang, H., Wrangham, R., & McAuliffe, K. (2023). Computational Signatures of Inequity Aversion in Children Across Seven SocietiesJournal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Probst, S., Nowak, A., & Warneken, F. (2023). Children’s moral reasoning about self- versus other-benefiting public health measuresJournal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Grueneisen, S., Leimgruber, K. L., Vogt, R. L., & Warneken, F. (2023). Prospection and delay of gratification support the development of calculated reciprocityCognition.

Umscheid, V.A., Smith, C. E., Warneken, F., Gelman, S. A., & Wellman, H.M. (2023). What makes Voldemort tick? Children’s and adults’ reasoning about the nature of villainsCognition.

Lee, Y., Marshall, J., Deutchman, P., McAuliffe, K. & Warneken, F. (2022). Children’s judgments of interventions against norm violations: COVID-19 as a naturalistic study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Lee, Y., & Warneken, F. (2022). Does third-party punishment in children aim at equalityDevelopmental Psychology.

Li, Y., Li, P., Chai, Q., McAuliffe, K., Blake, P., Warneken, F., & He., J. (2022). The development of inequity aversion in Chinese children. Cognitive Development.

Grueneisen, S. & Warneken, F. (2022). The development of prosocial behavior – from sympathy to strategyCurrent Opinion in Psychology.

Grueneisen, S., Rosati, A. G., & Warneken, F. (2021) Children show economic trust for both ingroup and outgroup partners. Cognitive Development.

Keupp, S., Grueneisen, S., Ludvig, E.  Warneken, F., Melis, A.P. (2021). Reduced risk-seeking in chimpanzees in a zero-sum game. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences.

Lee, Y., & Warneken, F. (2020). Children’s evaluations of third-party responses to unfairness: Children prefer helping over punishment. Cognition.

McAuliffe, K., Blake, P. R., & Warneken, F. (2020). Costly fairness in children is influenced by who is watching. Developmental Psychology. 

Warneken, F., Sebastian-Enesco, C., Benjamin, N. E., & Pieloch, K. A. (2019). Children pay to play: The emergence of strategic prosocialityJournal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Kajanus, A., McAuliffe, K., Warneken, F., & Blake, P. R. (2018). Children’s fairness in two Chinese schools: A combined ethnographic and experimental studyJournal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Warneken, F. (2018). How children solve the two challenges of cooperationAnnual Review of Psychology.

Corbit, J., McAuliffe, K., Callaghan, T., Blake, P. R., & Warneken, F. (2017). Children’s collaboration induces fairness rather than generosityCognition.

McAuliffe, K., Blake, P. R., Steinbeis, N., & Warneken, F. (2017). The developmental foundations of human fairness. Nature Human Behaviour.

Warneken, F. (2016). Insights into the biological foundation of human altruistic sentimentsCurrent Opinion in Psychology.

Blake, P. R., McAuliffe, K., Callaghan, T., Corbit, J., Barry, O., Bowie, A., Greaves, R., Kleutsch, L., Kramer, K., Ross, E., Vongsachang, H., Wrangham, R., & Warneken, F. (2015). The ontogeny of fairness in seven societiesNature.

McAuliffe, K., Jordan, J., & Warneken, F. (2015). Costly third-party punishment in young children. Cognition.

Warneken, F. (2015). Precocious prosociality – why do young children help? Child Development Perspectives.

Jordan, J., McAuliffe, K., & Warneken, F. (2014). Development of in-group favoritism in children’s third-party punishment of selfishnessProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Warneken, F. & Tomasello, M. (2006). Altruistic helping in human infants and young chimpanzeesScience